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, but a nonprofit, a charity in its filing with the irs saying its mission is education. which means it pays no taxes and its corporate members get a tax write-off. its legislators get a lot, too. >> in wisconsin, i cannot take anything of value from a lobbyist. i cannot take a cup of coffee. at alec, it is the opposite. you are wined and dined for days in order to hear about the special legislation. the head of shell oil fluid on his private jet to come to this conference. the head of one of the largest utility companies was on the panel. he is presenting to legislators. they clearly brought in some of the biggest corporate needs and special interest-dom and in meetings with legislators. >> the united states of alec. we will return to the special report by bill moyers in a moment. ♪ [music break] >> this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we turn to part two of "the united states of alec." a special report by bill moyers airing this week on lawyers in company, but premiering today of here on "democracy now!" >> the most important business hap
of quality in a child care setting is the training and education of the workforce, if we can up the bar on that. i think there's a lot that can be done. i think that, as far as quality is concerned -- you have about 28 states with a quality rating system. that is a really good thing. it is tough to be a parent. what questions do you ask? what do you look for? i think every parent wants the warm person who is going to be friendly and nice and you can click with because you want somebody who will love your children, but at the same time, the expectation should be if you are in a business with children, there should be other criteria. you should not have a history of violent offenses, so you would be no harm to the child. you should have some minimum training so that what you are doing can nurture the children and, hopefully, put them in a situation better ready to succeed when they start school. unfortunately, as i said, what we have seen from our studies is that is not happening. i want to end with one other thing it is called parents and the high costs of child care. we are not where we
change these patterns are educating parents and use that getting drunk on the weekends is neither healthy, cool, nor an expected part of american culture. let me talk about treatment for drug use. in to the and 11, 21.6 million people aged 12 and older, that is 8.4%, it needed treatment for an illicit drug problem. of those only 2.3 million receive treatment at a special the facility. often, the reason for not seeking treatment include lack of coverage or an inability to afford it. while we have a long journey ahead with regard to prevention and treatment, the good news is we are embarking on a time when we are to the accessibility to achievement for the affordable care act, after parity disorder services, and we are actively working on quality treatment .hrough samhsa's efforts again, i want to thank you all for your interest today. and thank you for helping us to spread the message of recovery. i will turn the microphone back to dr. clark. >> thank you, pam hyde. since his appointment, r. gil kerlikowske has been a driving force in implementing the policy. he coordinates all aspects of
, everybody pays for education, and every year they get worse education and it costs more. we've dumbed down our school program to rush kids through the system. why not do it the other way? why not had let the achieving kids rush through the system and get away from this burgeoning ed accuracy? beyond that, we're spending money on things that aren't being productive for our economy. let these achieving students, send them the message that if you achieve you will be rewarded. the idea we're going to get any of this taxpayer money back is kind of a mirage. taxpayers never get any money back. it will move on to the next boondoggle. i think it's a good idea. >> half of property taxes go to schools to be fair. tracy, the kids issue, you can get them out of your house two years earlier. what do you make about that? >> you know what, the money issue to me is separate from the academic development issue. i don't think these kids should be rushed through school. i do think there's a reason they need these years to develop as people. when you do look at the dollars and cents, there are a lot of people
to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. and put some in the had a lot. >>> the worst the house minicabs are there. there's one right behind them purities problem of wall street executive. >>> is a really the heart to get a taxi and your city? not a lot going on it would clear as you had towards the pickets on the bay bridge as you said in the san francisco. right now in the heart of the things are clear. sematech a bridge looking clear. free-form in all directions. the dump our bridge also much better used to report. all directions are clear. if you're heading to san francisco cleared 40 minutes from 580 to the golden gate bridge toll plaza. 82 to 37 connecter looks pretty good to list warrants are provincial or 645 this morning. the to see drug comes around that area or green. a 80 looking good as world no. run as you had towards the maze. som
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these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> continuing coverage of the junta virus scare. a whole new round of testing got underway today. >> yosemite park workers have been ordered not to talk about it publicly, but today, california health officials tested 100 employees on a voluntary basis for the junta virus. there have been nine confirmed cases. today workers filled out a questionnaire, and gave blood. >> the blood test will be looking at infection, any past infection, and the questionnaire shows their work habits, their living habits. >> reporter: today's testing is a pilot program. >> we know that when people get sick from junta virus and show symptoms, the mortality rate is very high. many get sick and die. it would really be important to know for any health official to und
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dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. in-wash scent boosters, here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! i'll show you how! ♪ just shake them into the washer i can't believe this lasts 12 weeks! neither can they. so you're going on tour to prove it. downy unstopables. follow jimmy's unstopables tour for free samples on the dow jones industrial average up four points right now. home sales are disappointing for the month of august. >> japanese car makers were among the biggest losers in tokyo trading today. 27 and nissan both lowering production at their factories in china. the demand for its japanese cars in china has waned. this could spell trouble for japan's economy. 2000 credit reports were looked at an discovered one o
: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >> plays up to 68 minutes at sfo. it is not as bad for the east bay and south bay. the fog will clear within the next few hours. the sun will come out and it will be a beautiful weekend. triple digits sunday and monday. for today, much more comfortable. morning fog with ease and '90s. eight days a spare the air day. that means higher temperatures and for air quality so keep that in mind. sunday and monday, a triple digits and a lot of '90s. we will have an excessive heat watch the
behind. san antonio, i believe, needs to make a huge investment in education. that investment is not limited to more money. it also means getting parents involved. it also means expecting more from everybody along whole education ecosystem, from administrators to policy-makers to teachers come expecting more out of everyone. so what i have on the table in san antonio is basically a 1/8 cent sales tax that will cost the median household in the city $7.81 per year. mind you, every day in texas, it cost $359.81 to keep a juvenile incarceration. what we have on the table is the opportunity to educate more than 22,404-year-olds with -- 22,400 4-year-olds with high quality pre-k. >> i don't believe that taxes are inherently evil. >> that will be tweeted, by the way. [laughter] give them a second. [laughter] >> i do believe that taxes are inherently evil. i'd like them and nobody likes the impaired but it will the voters in san antonio that there is no way to sugarcoat this. i am asking you for this tax increase. more than that, i believe in you. i believe that may put it in front of
the chance to get a great education and get the skills they need to compete. that is the third part of my plan. education is the only reason i am standing here today. son of a single mom. it is the only reason michelle got a chance. the question is are we going to give that opportunity to everybody. right now there are millions of students who are paying less for college because we took away billions of dollars going to banks and we said let's give them directly to students. [applause] so now you have got a choice. we can gut investments in education like governor romney wants to do to pay for tax breaks for the wealthy. [boos] don't boo, vote. or we can decide that no child should have at their dream deferred because of overcrowded classrooms. no family should set aside a college acceptance letter because they don't have the money. no company should have to look to some other country because they cannot find the workers with the right skills here at home. nevada, i wanted, recruit thousands of new math and science teachers, improve early education, create 2 million more slots in communit
will fall on pensions and education and retirement age is set to rise for greece to receive its lifeline. >> it has been over two years since greece requested outside help and things are getting worse. they believe the entire strategy is wrong. imagine what might happen when they come into effect. >> one of those taking part is determined to help those suffering. in his spare time, he runs a clinic offering free care to the new poor of greece. everything here is donated. this is the other side of the crisis, solidarity between greeks hit by austerity. >> it is amazing to see greece in the 21st century having children that are starving. some cannot feed their children are provide simple things like an aspirin. >> at per se, 10 patients a week -- at first, 10 patients came here. now there are a hundred per day. they cannot afford a basic check up for their newborn. we cannot sink any deeper, or else the greek people would die. it is like this country is at war. greece shut down today, but the government is standing firm that without 11.5 billion bureaus of cuts, the country would forbid it
education in classes improve the economy all helped city by the bay earn its top spot from the bloomberg business week best. coming in second, seattle, then washington dc, then boston. portland rounds up 5 education, economic factors, crime, and air quality. >>> a big settlement us davis pepper spray. peaceful protest on campus last year, tells us one student plans to use all of her portions to help others. >> the uc davis quad was peaceful this afternoon, a far cry from november 18th of last year. students engaged in a non-violent protest were pepper sprayed by campus police officers. >> my face was on fire. i felt like my eyes were boiling. it was pretty awful. >> today the university announced a $1 million settlement with the affected students. school officials say the money is just one part of this process. >> the discretion is and that -- and that everybody understands how to appropriately manage conflict. >> each student will receive $30,000. >> i think it's -- i know i'm going to spend all the money in future tuition to pay that. i know a lot of my friends are doing the same. >> a
they need to rethink the way they pay for the public services, healthcare, pension systems, the education system. the money simply is not there any more to support all that." while the u.s. continues to struggle with an unemployment rate above 8%. "we have been suffering in an economy that has not been performing up to standard for a long time, almost more than 5 years at this point." adolfo laurenti of mesirow financial is more optimistic on prospects for growth in the u.s.. but he warns partisanship in washington may derail those hopes. "the fiscal cliff that everyone is fearing" that political division in dc contrasts with unity among european leaders, and that togetherness may help make a positive difference for the economy. "germans do not like the idea that they have to pay the debt of the greeks, the italians, and the spaniards." as for his picks for this weekend's golf tournament, the italian economist will actually be paying more attention to the american pastime. as for the region that can bring the best returns, jack ablin, chief inveatment officer of harris private bank, says
out. bail us out. do not cut education or health care. >> [chanting] >> i am here today because i fought for democracy here in spain when i was young. and 64 today. now i am fighting which has cost us so much sweat and blood. they are setting us back to where we were when i was a girl. when i was young, this is what we had. hunger. now we are going back to that. we are going in this direction because they will not touch their own salaries. >> [chanting] >> i have come here today because i think we see every day people who have a chance to tell the politicians and the financial system that we have had it. it can't be that all the weight of this crisis is forced onto the people and workers. >> there has been a large scale police assault that makes no sense because it has been a protest with no violence. it is an unsustainable situation. we have no idea where we are going and it is troubling. there seems to be no remedy. >> some of the voices from the protests tuesday in madrid. on thursday, the spanish government is expected to announce further austerity measures. the bank of spain
subsidies for education. housing and support. and he plans to propose something that addresses their anxieties. mitt romney, in that debate next wednesday night, it's going to have to take this subject much deeper than he has so far. cheryl: if you do smart committee would bring up the subject of unemployment. obama is tweeting about football season. >> 6% unemployment. cheryl: exactly. thank you very much. coming up at the bottom of the hour, despite all of your green going into electric cars, they are still not taking off. we'll have the latest for you. and the big move by the fed's. stocks are soaring, but not everybody is on board with qe-3. an exclusive interview with the just coming up the capital one cash rewards card gives you a 50% annual bonus. and everyone, but her... likes 50% more cash. but, i have an idea. do you want a princess dress? yes how about some cupcakes? yes lollipop? yes! do you want an etch a sketch? yes! do you want 50% more cash? no you got talent. [ male announcer ] the capital one cash rewards card. with a 50% annual cash bonus it's the card for pe
in the nebraska legislature, i said there are four priorities -- public education, public safety, public infrastructure, and taking care of those who cannot care for themselves. that applies to our federal government as well. there are people that need help, and government needs to help those people. that is a given, and to make comments on both sides in trying to divide this country and divide the people of this country, that serves no purpose. people sometimes need help, and government should be there for them. >> i have been more careful looking for the video cameras when i am answering questions. [laughter] there is a grain of truth in it. i do not think a social security beneficiary is a moocher or a disabled veteran is a moocher. we have made commitments and we cannot afford to keep them. enormously important programs, but it is a $60 trillion unfunded liability. it is not fair. fischer said nobody over 40 should not have to pay more. we have got to solve this problem, and i believe that the social security plan i have endorsed, that is the foundation for balancing our budget. it i
unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> stock prices pressing higher. the institute for supply management says manufacturing has grown for the first name four months. however, u.s. construction spending fell .6% in august. but housing activity still posted a solid gain. the dow is currently up, 149, the nasdaq is up 19, s&p up 13. >>> women are now major players in the world of mobile video games. the new research shows 60% of players on mobile devices are female. the study shows they prefer multi-player games like words with friends and win or draw. >>> another study, this from the pew research center says half of all american adults own a computer or a smartphone. more than a third of -- third of them look at the phones to look at news. >>> the new ktvu iphone app is ready to download. >>>
in the budget here. especially on education, but then you see the student protesters that are coming out. does he have a problem? people want more and more from him. >> yes. and for a man who -- i mean, i wouldn't say he went from hero to zero, but he was such a hero after the miners rescue, and now, of course, his ratings are languishing, although he can't stand for re-election in 18 months time. what happened, of course, is expectations. chile is just on the verge of reaching developed country status. it's a member of the oecd. it's got rising gdp per capita. all the economics, pieces of the jig saw are there. as you know, when people's expectations rise, when they're not fulfilled, that's when you get into trouble. >> it happens to the best. thank you, richtd. good to see you. >> we've all heard those jokes about cops, donut shops, but one police force actually taking the weight problem very seriously. either get fit or get fired. choe world... see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, thei
was able to win by talking about issues like education and demonstrating to suburban voters that hey, you can trust me. i'm a safe pair of hands on these issues and mitt romney has had a hard time doing that. what mitt romney needs to do is say look, i'm the candidate who's going to deliver more work and better and higher wages through my plan an there are a few things like energy policy and making the case for tax reform. he's made it much, much harder for himself than he should have. >> go ahead. >> it's a little hard for mitt romney to talk about what he is going to do on health care when he said he is going to repeal all of the affordable care act then say i'm going to keep some parts of it. so again, it's sort of like dude, exactly what are you trying to do here? i think the difference between george w. bush, he ran as a compassionate conservative and he had his conservative base locked up. romney's dealing with people whobds we're not really trusting you. if you're the obama campaign, what jim messina should do, he should play the video of alec baldwin and glenn ross saying always b
will be in school, in education and therefore are not looking for work. so maybe it will be 50% of the 30% of the youth that is actually looking for work. so i'm not trying to minimize the problem, there is a significant risk of actually having a lost generation in europe, but the real number of spanish youth unemployment is not 50% of all spanish youth, for instance. it is considerably lower. but still a tremendous problem. >> ifill: and how many of those who are not looking are discouraged workers? we've had that conversation here in this country. >> absolutely. i mean, there's no doubt people suffer from a lot of the same problems that we have here in the united states. >> ifill: is there also a problem with coming to some sort of resolution as far as germany and other bank-- money-- money givers go? that somebody else is going to get in line. that if you give greece money, spain is going to be standing there. if you give spain money portugal could be standing there. >> there is this problem of political moral hazard going on which is really, as you say, well, if you give us, let's say
one-room schoolhouses to educate its kids. guglich says those days are long gone. >> within the last ten years, we had to start servicing not only the farming community but now the oil community. >> reporter: guglich expects his student body to double in size in the coming years as oil workers bring their families to williston and more affordable housing becomes available. today real estate prices here are on par with places like new york city and san francisco. new residents are routinely paying more than $2,000 a month in rent. those prices were a problem for guglich, who needed to increase his staff dramatically this year in a state that ranks next to last in the country in teacher pay. >> we hired 14 new teachers and we were able to find housing for most of them, but we still have five teachers who don't have permanent housing. some are staying on couches, some are staying in homes that are in the process of being sold, so they are sleeping on air mattresses, kind of like squatting. >> reporter: one of those squatting teachers is melanie burroughs, who recently moved to williston
an education nation interview with brian, very good. showed the fact that he's a policy guy, that heares about issues. but that mitt romney does t get veryuch attention. and he doesn't put it on display very often. the thi heas he has to have people like joe scarborough look at him every day on the trail, every day, every event and say, he's fighting for the party. he's fhting for the country. he's fighting to turn the country around. i don't see that. but if he doesn't bome tt e tbas ghe first debate and i be very hard to keep the party together behind him. >> again, time's running out. october 2nd is early voting in ohio. u've got the first debate coming up. you've got people like karl rove. karl rove every day. and that's the guy i wld be looking at if i wereitt ttt romne but all of us should look at karl rove. what's karl doing with his money? karl knows how to use money in campaigns better than anybody else. i still think the 2004 win, one of the remarkable achievements in modern presidential history -- >> anybody else alive? >> righ it's bette than anydy ee iv ,iggt out, ho
like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> the fourth latin american company to list on the nyc this year. we may go to mary thompson, if you are there. >> i am. this is -- the offering price was $12.18. it opened $12.60, and actually that's where it's trading right now. opened at 12.60 but it's popped up. back to you. >> thank you very much, mary thompson. u.s. markets losing some steam after rallying. the transports have not been onboard. are the latest moves a sign the rally is actually stalling? let's take a look at the charts with katie stockton. we'll start waoff with the s&p 500. how are we looking? >> the framework is quite bullish. we saw it exceed resistance around 1420 based on the april high. that breakout targets 1530 with an intermediate term perspective. so to me, if we do pull back deeper in here, it's just a short-term move. something that we should view as a buying opportunity. >> how concerned are you that the transports have not confirmed the
to education, health care, social issues, what have you? >> well, all those things matter, certainly when it comes to education, that's the future. i mean, the future generations will be -- will fail, rise, or fall based on education, so that's a very important building block for the country going forward. >> is that a building block for romney's campaign? >> it is. it's something he's talked about. he has an idea for americans and education that's very different from what president obama has been able to do. president obama would like also to do a lot of the school choice things that romney is talking about, but has been hampered from doing any of it. >> tonight, they will not go into the foreign policy stuff. the one part where obama is weak is this flip-flopping, if you will, on the libya stuff. that's the weakness, the nugget, if you will, the window opening. they won't go into that tonight, or they shouldn't go into it. >> thank you, guys, for the pregame. appreciate it. quick programming note. cnbc's coverage of the first presidential debate begins tonight at 7:00 p.m. eastern time.
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